This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to operate fire apparatus through a combination of classroom and hands-on training exercises. You will learn advanced techniques related to the operation of mobile industrial fire apparatus, including pumpers, aerials, and trailer pumps.
Special emphasis is placed on hydraulics and pump operations targeting large-volume flow rates, related foam flow logistics, and aerial operations.
This class is intended for experienced apparatus operators.
Course Completion RequirementsPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE) Level 2 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
TopicsAdvanced troubleshooting +Drafting operations +Elevating platforms and aerial operations +Foam operations +Foam truck operations +Friction loss formulas for high flows +High flow delivery devices +ICS functions - water supply & foam officer +Operating the pump +Operator responsibilities +Pump types +Remote foam logistics +Specific foam systems (breakout) +Using large diameter hose
Appropriate for all industrial emergency response personnel who have experience operating apparatus, including fire prevention, suppression, control, and safety personnel.
Potential attendees could include:
- Plant operators
- Plant maintenance
- Laboratory personnel
- Electricians/Instrumentation techs
- Security personnel
Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order (including H.B. 2604 voucher) please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.
The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.